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5 Star and Play Golf Holiday near Fuengirola

Updated: Apr 28

Something rather special has happened at Mijas Golf. Something rather special indeed that is big news for everyone interested in Fuengirola golf holidays. 

The newly opened Hyatt Unbound La Zambra Hotel is making waves. Many people within the golf and hospitality industry in Spain consider La Zambra to be the best golf hotel on the Costa del Sol. 

La Zambra Hotel, Mijas, Andalucia

Hyatt Unbound - La Zambra Hotel

“Absolutely stunning, beautifully appointed, the staff are peerless, of all the hotels I have EVER visited this one sets the bar high” are the feedback from guests who have enjoyed the newest and perhaps most outstanding 5 Star property on the Costa del Sol.

Set in the heart of Mijas Golfs’ Los Lagos and Los Olivos golf courses the setting could not be any more inspiring for a golfer to behold! La Zambra is quite simply fabulous. The grounds are impeccable. An oasis of elegance and tranquillity. 

La Zambra is a huge asset for those seeking a golf break in Fuengirola.

La Zambra features

Hotel Features

  • 197 tasteful and sensitively designed rooms and suites, each with its own terrace, including a penthouse with a private pool and its own wine cellar

  • Tennis and padel tennis courts

  • Immediate access to the  Los Olivos and Los Lagos golf courses at Mijas Golf

  • The Mood Spa, at 2000 square meters the largest on the Costa del Sol

  • Adults only and family friendly swimming pools

  • A selection of four outstanding restaurants

  • Elegant spaces for meetings, conference and events

  • Business centre and services

The Restaurants

There are four restaurants to choose from, guaranteed to satiate every palate and desire.

  • La Bartola - replicates the feel of authentic Spanish Chiringuitos serving snacks from the sea, mariscos, fried fish to create a true Andaluz experience. A great place for a light lunch or and evening snack

La Zambra, La Bartola Restaurante.

  • Bamboleo - A casual style restaurant by the pool, finger foods, salads, tartare and a glorious selection of beverages. A great spot to enjoy the moment. 

La Zambra, Bamboleo Restaurante, Mijas, Andalusia, Spain.

  • Picador - offers fine dining in a traditional Adalucian style. Featuring raw, cold and warm tapas to wet your appetite Picador offers an essential dining experience.

La Zambra, Picador Restaurante

  • Palmito - Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner offers a wide variety of cuisine to meet the wants and needs of all. From the rotisserie grill, to cooking displays through to plant based health conscious options the Palmito can be considered the heart of the dining experience at La Zambra

La Zambra, Palmito restaurante

The Rooms

There are 197 rooms. Each perfectly appointed and presented with a range of style of format to suit even the most committed luxury seeker.

The penthouse suite boasts its own private pool and wine cellar, whilst all of the rooms offer the highest standard of equipment and comfort

Nearby golf courses

There are 11 golf courses waiting to test Fuengirolas golf tourists. However, the stars of the show for the perspective of residing at La Zambra can only be Mijas Golf, home to the internationally acclaimed Los Lagos and Los Olivos.

The Los Lagos golf course is  one of the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol. At 7200 yards it is a beautifully designed championship style golf course consisting of vast rolling and  tightly cut fairways leading to huge contoured greens defended by more than 70 sand traps and no less than 9 lakes!

Mijas "Los Lagos" Golf Course, Andalusia, Spain.

The golf course is epic. From the back tees it is long. To get the best out of Los Lagos I urge you to play from the tee box that allows you to reach the par four holes in 2 shots. Then you will be immersed in the golfing experience that Robert Trent Jones envisaged when he penned this great layout.

The condition of Los Lagos is always exemplary. With 10 minute intervals between tee times the pace of pay is always good and the course never feels crowded.

The practice facilities are a 90 second stroll from the Hotel lobby, the driving range, putting green and short game area centrally located between both of the first tees making access to the golf course as easy as it can be!

Los Olivos is a perfect foil to Los Lagos. With smaller, elevated greens matched with  slender fairways often lined by ancient, gnarled Olive trees, Los Olivos offers a very different but equally satisfying golf experience. Again Trent Jones has thoughtfully designed each hole to offer “easy bogey, hard par” which is friendly towards handicap golfers while an exquisite test for elite players.

Los Olivos Golf Course, Mijas, Andalusia, Spain.

If you are seeking the highest quality, most sumptuous and most relaxing golf holiday, if you want to go 5 star golfing in Fuengirola then this is the perfect solution.

Let's talk if you are planning to visit Fuengirola ¡We can design the best Golf and tourism experience!

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